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'''Johannes''' is a Medieval Latin form of the personal name that usually appears as "John (name)|John" in English language contexts. It is a variant of the Greek name (Ιωάννης) and Classical Latin (''Ioannes''), itself derived from the Hebrew name ''Yohanan|Yehochanan'', meaning "Yahweh is gracious". The name became popular in Northern Europe, especially in Germany. Common German variants for Johannes are ''Johann'', ''Hans (name)|Hans'' (diminutized to ''Hänschen'' or ''Hänsel'', known from "''Hansel and Gretel''", a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm|Grimm brothers), ''Hannes'', ''Jens (given name)|Jens'' (from Danish) and ''Jan (name)|Jan'' (from Dutch). Jan is a variant of John known in Catalan, Czech, Slovenian, Dutch, Scandinavian, Cornish, German, Afrikaans and Northern...
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